General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 3 to 4 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Rose-pink, maturing to purple
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Root
Division
Parentage: Symphytum asperum x Symphytum officinale

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Common names
  • Comfrey
  • Russian Comfrey

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Location: Australian Alps
Date: Summer
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